Making Citizens

Public Rituals and Personal Journeys to Citizenship

  • Bridget Byrne

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
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  9. Back Matter
    Pages 177-201

About this book


In an increasingly mobile world with mounting concerns about the states' control of borders and migration, passports and citizenship rights matter more than ever. This book asks what citizenship ceremonies can tell us about how citizenship is understood through empirical research in the UK, the USA, Canada, Australia, the Netherlands and Ireland.


Citizenship postcolonial nation migration transnationalism race gender UK USA Canada the Netherlands Ireland Australia belonging citizenship acts ceremony ritual Europe empirical research research state

Authors and affiliations

  • Bridget Byrne
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  1. 1.University of ManchesterUK

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